Manfra to Share How to Tackle Fake News in the Classroom in Upcoming Webinar
NC State Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra will share ways teachers can equip their students to be media literate in the current era of misinformation and fake news in a professional development webinar on Thursday, Oct. 25.
N.C. Science Teachers Gain Research Experience through NIH-Funded Grant
Through a National Institutes of Health-funded, five-year project, NC State Education Associate Professor Margareta Thomson heads a new professional development program designed to help K-12 teachers from high-poverty North Carolina schools build their scientific research skills and content knowledge.
Associate Professor DeLeon Gray Recognized in Thank a Teacher Program
NC State's Office of Faculty Development has named DeLeon Gray, an associate professor of educational psychology, one of the recipients of this year's Thank a Teacher award, which recognizes faculty's commitment to holistic student success. The Provost's Office recently talked with Gray about the honor -- and the doctoral student, Ashley Atkinson, who nominated him for the recognition.
With $28M+ in Grants Awarded in FY2018, NC State Education Faculty Set New Record
NC State College of Education faculty were awarded 44 research grants by external sources in FY2018 totaling $28,038,462. That is the most in grants awarded to faculty in a single year in the college’s 91-year history.
Minogue Receives NSF Grant to Reimagine Physics Teaching in Preservice Educators
Associate Professor James Minogue will receive $733,000 over three years as part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) EHR Core Research grant entitled “Preservice Educators Reimagining Core Experiences in Physics Teaching (PERCEPT).” The grant targets two focal areas of the EHR Core Research program: STEM learning and learning environment and STEM workforce development.
Learning through Play with a City’s Built-in Math
A new collaboration between Jessica Hunt, an associate professor of mathematics education and special education, and the Center for Geospatial Analytics will use games and urban design to teach mathematics in middle school classrooms.
5 Questions With. . .Kelly Holland ’12 MED on Building Better Schools Through Relationships
Kelly Holland ’12 MED -- who was recently voted Assistant Principal of the Year by Johnston County teachers and students -- discusses the importance of building relationships within public schools and how the NC State College of Education prepared her to make an impact on student lives beyond the classroom.
NC State Education Graduate Student Wins First Prize for Research Poster
Briana Green, a master’s student in the NC State College of Education's educational psychology program, won first prize in the research poster competition at the American Psychological Association Division 45 Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race Research Conference.
NC State Education Welcomes Fulbright Awardee Stella Jackman-Ryan
The Fulbright Laspau Award recipient began her doctoral program in educational psychology this fall and will be working with Fulbright Scholar recipient and NC State Education Associate Professor Margareta Thomson on research involving academic motivation.
4 NC State Education Faculty Receive DELTA 2018-2019 Grants
DELTA awarded more than $240,000 in new and continuing DELTA Grants to 29 recipients across the NC State University, including four in the NC State College of Education: Michelle Bartlett, Jessica Hunt, Jamie Pearson and Meghan Manfra. They will collaborate with DELTA to create solutions to instructional challenges that promote the use of instructional technology and course design.